Country Comparison > Roadways > TOP 10

RankCountryRoadways (km)
1United States6,506,204

Definition: This entry gives the total length of the road network and includes the length of the paved and unpaved portions.

Source: CIA World Factbook - Unless otherwise noted, information in this page is accurate as of January 1, 2012

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Canada’s road to world junior gold starts with countless kilometres and conference calls
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As Hockey Canada’s head scout, he’s travelled from coast to coast to watch the best players available for the upcoming world junior championship ... “Ryan puts in a ton of time on the road and I think last year was a real learning year for ...

Efforts by SAARC leaders to boost trade ties threatened
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A Shocking Map of Traffic Fatalities Around the World
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Editor Tom Hundley notes that traffic fatalities around the world have reached 1.24 million ... An estimated 1.5 million of them race across the country, representing more than half of all vehicles on the road. The use of motorcycles has grown by an ...

Narkanda: The gateway to apple country
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Commonly known as "The Gateway to Apple Country", Narkanda is located about 65 km from ... the serenity of the valley drifted me into a different world. The road, scattered with red maple leaves, paved my path while heading towards the peak - with glimpses ...

The 21 Most Miserable Countries In The World
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Bloomberg's Alex Tanzi compiled a list of the "most miserable countries" in the world according to this index ... To improve its economy, Poland must attend to road and rail infrastructure deficiencies, rigid labor code, commercial court system, and ...

Qatar's sporting ambitions undented by controversy
Channel News Asia - 11/26/2014 9:50:31 PM
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1.2 Billion Vehicles On World's Roads Now, 2 Billion By 2035: Report
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The Hardest Countries To Drive Across In The World
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WHO: UAE can be world's best country in road safety
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